CUTTING TOOLS

Holemaking

Eliminating Human Error with a Closed-Loop Boring Bar System

Rigibore’s ActiveEdge boring bars and Zenith system automatically adjust based on in-process measurement data, reducing scrap and aiding in lights out machining.

NEWS

IMCO Carbide Tool Joins IMC Group

Details of the August agreement were not disclosed, but company leadership says most aspects of IMCO’s operations and product portfolio will not change.

Holemaking

Allied Machine's T-A Pro Drills Improves Holemaking

Allied Machine recently announced the T-A Pro spade drilling insert as a new high performance go-to for general purpose holemaking.

Turning Tools

New Walter CBN Grades Optimized for Challenging Materials

Walter’s new WBK20 and WBK30 CBN grades have edge-preparation designs that are optimized for applications in cast iron and hardened steel.

Holemaking

Allied Machine & Engineering's T-A Pro Drill Enables Higher Cutting Speeds

IMTS Spark: Allied Machine and Engineering’s T-A Pro drill combines material-specific insert geometries, a redesigned drill body and a coolant-through system to enable penetration rates which run at higher speeds.
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Cutting Tools

Tungaloy MillQuadFeed Products Enhance High-Feed Milling

Tungaloy has expanded its MillQuadFeed high-feed milling cutter series by adding new grades and cutter body options for its SWMT09 insert range to enhance high-feed milling capability.

Cutting Tools

Big Kaiser's Noventa Optimizes Chamfering Cycle Times

Big Kaiser’s new Noventa from Sphinx milling cutter lineup optimizes front-and-back chamfering and deburring, improving cycle time, tool life, surface quality and product finish.

Holemaking

YG-1's Dream Drills Pro Optimized for Steel, Cast Iron

The Dream Drills Pro tools are made with micrograin carbide for core strength and longer tool life, and feature the company’s wave-shaped cutting edge to reduce cutting forces.

Additive Manufacturing

Video: 3D Printed Tool Illustrates the Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Machining

Is AM an aid to machining? A competitor? It’s both. The Cool Parts Show looks at a milling tool design made possible by 3D printing.

Holemaking

Hoffman Group Expands Garant Master Tap Line

Hoffman Group’s Garant Master Tap Inox is now available in inch sizes and metric threads with a longer design for increased reach, and for all thread standards.